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CBS's Schieffer Accuses Limbaugh of Breaking White House's 'Truce' with FNC

Rush Limbaugh's tough criticisms of President Barack Obama on Fox News Sunday "broke" the White House's truce with Fox News, Bob Schieffer suggested during an interview with Obama's Senior ...

On This Week, Brownstein Frets Over 'Leash' Limbaugh and Fox Pull on 'Narrowing' GOP

In the wake of liberal Republican Dede Scozzafava suspending her congressional campaign, Los Angeles Times veteran Ron Brownstein fretted over how it's "a sign that the leash that the base is ...

All Three Morning Shows Skip Report of Ethics Investigation Into Powerful Dems

All three network morning shows on Friday skipped a Washington Post report revealing that powerful congressional Democrats such as John Murtha, James Moran and others on a defense panel are the ...

Matthews Compares 'Torture Man' Cheney to Hussein Brothers

Chris Matthews, on Thursday's Hardball, in discussing Dick Cheney's endorsement of Kay Bailey Hutchison in the Texas governor's race compared the former Vice President to the sons of Saddam ...

Influential NYT Editor Tanenhaus: Nixon, Reagan, and Bush 'Committed Impeachable Offenses Probably'

Did Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush "probably" commit "impeachable offenses"? That's what influential New York Times editor Sam Tanenhaus thinks. On Wednesday night, the influential editor of ...

CBS Interviews Levi Johnston Again; Palin Says Network Should Be 'Ashamed'

For the third time in six months, the CBS Early Show provided a soap box for Levi Johnston to continue his vicious personal attacks against Sarah Palin, as co-host Maggie Rodriguez proclaimed: "He ...

'Today' Hypes San Fran DA as 'The Female Barack Obama'

NBC's Matt Lauer, on Thursday's Today show, handed San Francisco Democrat District Attorney Kamala Harris a virtual campaign contribution in the form of a full interview segment in the 8:30am ...

Wanda Sykes on 'Today': Hoping Limbaugh's Kidneys Fail Just A 'Joke'

Comedian Wanda Sykes, invited on Thursday's Today show to plug her HBO comedy special and new late night talk show, was pressed by co-host Meredith Vieira to comment about her crass remark at the ...

Newsweek Despairs 'Checks and Balances' Impede ObamaCare

Penning the lead for "Yes He Can (But He Sure Hasn't Yet)" Newsweek cover, "A Liberal's Survival Guide," Anna Quindlen defended Obama from complaints he's not enacting liberal policies fast ...

Wash Post Rips GOP Gov Candidate, Bizarrely Cites 'Non-partisan' Gay Group That Endorsed Dem

The Washington Post on Thursday continued its quest to defeat Virginia's Republican gubernatorial candidate, bizarrely citing a "non-partisan" group that, in reality, has endorsed Bob McDonnell's ...
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